There were some clumsily indicated buildings, possibly sheds and stables of daub and wattle, eking out the ramshackle house.
As for "wattle and daub" I could wish that it had never been invented.
Above these, among the branches, the Tekeneeka hunter constructs a sort of wattle staging or nest.
The wattle hanging from the neck is of a light orange at the tip.
It was of wattle and clay, and the grass grew green upon the roof.
The walls of the dormitory were constructed in what is well known as "wattle and daub."
Habitat—On palms and orchids in hothouses, passim; on wattle, rarely, Christchurch.
I skulked in the scrub as he came up—just behind a clump of wattle.
A yeather or yadder seems to be a rod to wattle the stakes with.
Beyond the fires he saw huts of mud and wattle, thatched with brush.
"stakes interlaced with twigs and forming the framework of the wall of a building," Old English watol "hurdle," in plural "twigs, thatching, tiles," related to weðel "bandage," of unknown origin. Surviving in wattle-and-daub "building material for huts, etc." (1808).
"fleshy appendage below the neck of certain birds," 1510s (extended jocularly to human beings, 1560s), of uncertain origin and of doubtful relationship to wattle (n.1).